Managing Resources

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  • Created on: 06-12-12 18:22
What is a Carbon Footprint?
This measures Greenhouse Gases we produce converted into an equivalent weight of CO2 (million tonnes).
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Resources: Finite
Fuels, Metals (only use once)
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Resources: Renewable
Water, Vegetation (can be used again)
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What is Resource?
This is something that we rely on/use. E.g. soil to grow food
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How could you reduce your Carbon Footprint?
You could use public transport as it reduces the amount of petrol and car journeys. You could also turn appliances off to save energy.
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Describe the MEDC city: Freiberg
Population is 200,000. It's in Southern Germany and is a historical city.
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Name the problems in the MEDC city: Freiberg
There's a population growth which leads to increased traffic congestion as more people own cars therefore more pollution.
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Name the impacts in the MEDC city: Freiberg
70% of population use/live near a tram stop. 4,000 fewer cars p/day. Use of public transportation doubled. 120 play streets safe for children.
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Name the solutions in 1970 in the MEDC city: Freiberg
Pedestrainised town centre (no cars), made 500km cycle routes, made use of trams.
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Name the solutions in 1980 in the MEDC city: Freiberg
3,000km of tram routes, cheaper public transport, no free parking.
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Fuels, Metals (only use once)

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Resources: Renewable

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What is Resource?

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How could you reduce your Carbon Footprint?

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